Book ‘The 1619 Project’ by Nikole Hannah-Jones

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A New Origin Story
A dramatic expansion of a groundbreaking work of journalism, The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story offers a profoundly revealing vision of the American past and present. In late August 1619, a ship arrived in the British colony of Virginia bearing a cargo of twenty to thirty enslaved people from Africa. Their arrival led to the barbaric and unprecedented system of American chattel slavery that would last for the next 250 years. This is sometimes referred to as the country’s original sin, but it is more than that: It is the source of so much that still defines the United States. The New York Times Magazine’s award-winning “1619 Project” issue reframed our understanding of American...
Publisher: ‎One World (November 16, 2021)  Language: ‎English  Hardcover: ‎512 pages  ISBN-10: ‎0593230574  ISBN-13: ‎978-0593230572  Dimensions: ‎6.13 x 1.28 x 9.13 inches

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